Amid barrage, a Holocaust heroine shakes off fear

By Matthew Kalman, Globe Correspondent | July 19, 2006

NAHARIYA, Israel — Orna Shorani, 76, was named a “Righteous Among the Nations” for her bravery in rescuing Jews from the Nazi Holocaust. This week her character was on display once again when she brushed off a direct hit by a Hezbollah rocket on her house in this town in northern Israel.